James A. Bland

James Alan Bland (October 22, 1854 – May 5, 1911), also known as Jimmy Bland, was an American musician and song writer.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 22nd, 1854, Died May 5th, 1911

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1898 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 4250 7-in. Jan. 1898 Moonlight medley Diamond Four Male vocal quartet lyricist, composer  
Berliner 01159 7-in. 4/3/1900 Carry me back to old Virginny S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]656 7-in. 2/7/1901 Carry me back to ole Virginnie Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]656 10-in. 5/12/1902 Carry me back to old Virginny Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3087 10-in. 2/7/1901 Carry me back to ole Virginie Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist, composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3511 10-in. 7/17/1901 Medley of plantation songs American Quartet Male vocal quartet composer  
Victor A-599 7-in. 10/27/1903 Carry me back to old Virginny Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist, composer  
Victor B-599 10-in. 10/27/1903 Carry me back to old Virginny Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist, composer  
Victor B-1047 10-in. 2/25/1904 Golden slippers medley Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet composer  
Victor B-2451 10-in. 4/6/1905 In the evening by the moonlight Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-2453 10-in. 4/6/1905 Carry me back to old Virginny Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor E-2453 8-in. 9/12/1906 Carry me back to old Virginny Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor B-2792 10-in. 10/10/1905 Carry me back to old Virginny Orthian Ladies' Trio Female vocal trio composer, lyricist  
Victor C-15397 12-in. 11/13/1914 Carry me back to old Virginny Alma Gluck Soprano vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor C-17855 12-in. 6/13/1916 Songs of the past, no. 15 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-18440 10-in. 9/19/1916 Carry me back to old Virginia J. Worth Allen Banjo solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-18569 10-in. 10/20/1916 Carry me back to old Virginny Orpheus Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor C-20600 12-in. 8/8/1917 Evening by the moonlight medley Boston Quintet Male quintet (vocal quartet and piano) composer, lyricist  
Victor B-20603 10-in. 8/8/1917 Medley of old songs Boston Quintet Male quintet (vocal quartet and piano) lyricist, composer  
Victor B-25317 10-in. 5/24/1921 When you and I were young, Maggie Victor Band Band (for vocal accompaniment) composer  
Victor B-25646 10-in. 10/11/1921 Carry me back to old Virginny Horace Davis ; Sam Moore Guitar and octo-chorda duet composer  
Victor B-25647 10-in. 10/11/1921 My old Kentucky home Horace Davis ; Sam Moore Instrumental duet composer  
Victor BVE-27008 10-in. 10/12/1925 Carry me back to old Virginny Michel Gusikoff Violin solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-27008 10-in. 10/4/1922 Carry me back to old Virginny Michel Gusikoff Violin solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-28210 10-in. 6/22/1923 Oh Susanna Hugo Frey ; Great White Way Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus composer  
Victor CVE-32856 12-in. 6/2/1925 Carry me back to old Virginny Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33015 10-in. 6/23/1925 Carry me back to old Virginny Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-35444 10-in. 5/4/1926 In the evening by the moonlight Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor BVE-37920 10-in. 2/18/1927 Going to ride that midnight train Georgia Yellow Hammers Vocal and instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-38151 10-in. 3/9/1927 Golden slippers Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet composer  
Victor BVE-38619 10-in. 5/22/1927 Carry me back to old Virginny Wendell Clark Glover Organ solo composer  
Victor CVE-43383 12-in. 3/20/1928 Southern melodies waltz, no. 2 Walter Kolomoku’s Honoluluans Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor CVE-49077 12-in. 1/18/1929 Minstrel show of 1929 Victor Minstrels Minstrels, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-53011 10-in. 4/15/1931 Carry me back to old Virginny Renée Chemet ; Anca Seidlova Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-56726 10-in. 9/27/1929 Carry me back to old Virginny Robert MacGimsey Whistling solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-57668 10-in. 12/10/1929 In the land of the sky blue waters Blanche Arter Myers Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-67766 10-in. 1/7/1931 Carry me back to old Virginny Jean Tennyson Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-046870 10-in. 2/9/1940 In the evening by the moonlight Golden Memory Boys Male vocal quartet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-068386 10-in. 12/4/1941 Carry me back to old Virginny Emile Coté ; Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Victor D9VB-0703 10-in. 8/9/1949 Oh dem golden slippers Spade Cooley ; Roy Rogers ; Spade Cooley Orchestra String band, with dance calls composer  
Victor BVE-Test-186 10-in. 7/11/1929 Jump back, honey Show Boat Four Vocal quartet, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1919-09-23-04] Not documented 9/23/1919 Carry me back to old Virginia Ada Pratt Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia 511 7-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902 Carry me back to old Virginia Artists vary Male vocal quartet, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia 511 10-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902 Carry me back to old Virginia Artists vary Male vocal quartet, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia 45793 10-in. 6/19/1915 Carry me back to old Virginia Columbia Stellar Quartette Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied lyricist, composer  
Columbia 47039 10-in. 9/22/1916 Oh! Dem golden slippers Harry C. Browne ; Knickerbocker Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with banjo and orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 77277 10-in. 8/20/1917 Carry me back to old Virginny Nellie Hoone Wetmore Cornet solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78170 10-in. 10/31/1918 In the evening by the moonlight Columbia Stellar Quartette Male vocal quartet composer, lyricist  
Columbia 79309 10-in. 6/25/1920 In the evening by the moonlight Columbia Stellar Quartette ; Margaret Romaine Female vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 80827 10-in. 2/2/1923 Southern medley Harry Reser ; Shannon Four Male vocal quartet, with banjo and orchestra composer  
Columbia 81849 10-in. 6/27/1924 Carry me back to old Virginny Duci De Kerékjártó Violin solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 30782 12-in. 5/29/1911 Fireside minstrels Arthur Collins ; Minstrels [Columbia Records group] Minstrels, with male vocal solo and orchestra composer  
Columbia 37484 12-in. 12/24/1915 Carry me back to old Virginny Oscar Seagle Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia 49123 12-in. 2/13/1917 Carry me back to old Virginny Louis Graveure Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia 49273 12-in. 11/20/1917 Carry me back to old Virginny Columbia Stellar Quartette ; Lucy Gates Soprano vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia 49497 12-in. ca. 1918 Carry me back to old Virginny Columbia Stellar Quartette ; Barbara Maurel Mezzo-soprano vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia W141059 10-in. 9/29/1925 Carry me back to old Virginny Cyrena Van Gordon Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia W142485 10-in. 7/31/1926 Carry me back to old Virginny Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with cello lyricist, composer  
Columbia W142584 10-in. 8/31/1926 In the evening by the moonlight Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W146424 10-in. 6/11/1928 Oh dem golden slippers Vernon Dalhart ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Columbia W146462 10-in. 6/19/1928 O dem golden slippers The Lions Quartet Male vocal quartet, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Columbia 146596 10-in. 6/28/1928 Them golden slippers Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet composer  
Columbia [W]148909 10-in. 8/20/1929 Carry me back to old Virginny Franklyn Ferris ; Sidney James Organ solo, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Columbia W98580 12-in. 9/5/1928 Carry me back to old Virginny Sophie Braslau Contralto vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra lyricist, composer  
OKeh S-7468 10-in. May 1920 Carry me back to old Virginny The Three Virginians. Vocal trio, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
OKeh 9382 10-in. Sept. 1925 Carry me back to old Virginny W. W. Macbeth Harmonica solo composer  
OKeh W80460 10-in. 2/21/1927 Hand me down my walking cane Dixie Entertainers ; Earl Johnson Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W400474 10-in. 3/12/1928 Carry me back to old Virginny Zack and Glenn Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar lyricist, composer  
OKeh W402327 10-in. 3/15/1929 Hand me down my walking cane Harmony Boys ; Elmer McMichen String band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
OKeh W403121 10-in. 10/14/1929 Oh dem golden slippers Spangler and Pearson Fiddle (violin) and guitar duet composer  
Brunswick 888 10-in. approximately mid-1917 Carry me back to old Virginny Marie Morrisey Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 2810 10-in. approximately Sept. 1919 Carry me back to old Virginny Ida Heydt Female vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 3829 10-in. approximately Jan. 1920 Carry me back to old Virginny Marie Tiffany Female vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Brunswick 10705-10708 10-in. 5/22/1923 Carry me back to old Virginny Criterion Trio ; Marie Tiffany Female vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 10765-10767 10-in. 5/29/1923 Carry me back to old Virginny Marie Tiffany Female vocal solo, with male vocal trio and orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 13442-13443 10-in. 6/30/1924 Golden slippers Dixie Jubilee Singers Mixed vocal chorus composer  
Brunswick 14123-14125 10-in. 11/4/1924 Carry me back to old Virginny Edith Mason Female vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 14313-14314 10-in. 11/28/1924 Carry me back to old Virginny Edith Mason Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E16602-E16604 10-in. 10/13/1925 Carry me back to old Virginny Edith Mason Soprano vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick C2584 10-in. 11/21/1928 Carry me back to old Virginny Eddie Dunstedter Organ solo composer  
Brunswick E3934 10-in. 10/14/1926 Hand me down my walking cane Robert A. Gardner ; Lester McFarland Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio lyricist, composer  
Brunswick E27372 10-in. 4/18/1928 Carry me back to old Virginny Marie Tiffany Female vocal solo, with male vocal trio and orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E33127 10-in. 6/16/1930 Carry me back to old Virginny Robert A. Gardner ; Lester McFarland Male vocal duet, with guitar, mandolin, and harmonica lyricist, composer  
Brunswick E2649-E2651 10-in. 3/16/1926 O dem golden slippers Cotton Belt Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano composer  
Brunswick E18585-E18587 10-in. 3/27/1926 Carry me back to old Virginny Edith Mason Female vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E21845-E21847 10-in. 3/11/1927 Golden slippers Dyke's Magic City Trio Instrumental trio, with mixed vocal trio composer  
Brunswick E26304-E26305 10-in. 1/28/1928 Carry me back to old Virginny Edith Mason Female vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 964 Not documented 3/21/1912 Carry me back to old Virginny Donald Chalmers Bass vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 981 10-in. 3/28/1912 Carry me back to old Virginny Thomas Chalmers Male vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 1536 Not documented 1921 Carry me back to old Virginia Losey's Instrumental Quartet Instrumental quartet composer  
Edison 2793 10-in. 2/3/1914 Carry me back to old Virginny Thomas Chalmers Male vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 3885 10-in. 6/17/1915 Aunt Dinah's golden wedding Empire Vaudeville Company Comic scene and singing, with orchestra composer  
Edison 4925 10-in. 8/16/1916 Carry me back to old Virginny Anna Case ; Criterion Quartet Female vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 6295 10-in. July 1918 Carry me back to Old Virginny Frederick MacMurray Violin solo, with piano composer  
Edison 7421 10-in. 6/23/1920 Carry me back to old Virginny Robert Gayler ; Vera Poppe Cello solo, with piano composer  
Edison 7470 10-in. 8/2/1920 Carry me back to old Virginny Carsten Woll Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 10804 10-in. 1/29/1926 Carry me back to old Virginny Donald Chalmers ; Kaplan's Melodists Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Edison 18108 10-in. 12/15/1927 O! Dem golden slippers Vernon Dalhart and Company Male vocal solo and male vocal duet, with violin, banjo, and guitar composer, lyricist  
Edison 19256 10-in. 6/17/1929 Carry me back to old Virginny American Singers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist, composer  
Edison N-961 10-in. 6/17/1929 Carry me back to old Virginny American Singers Male vocal quartet, with piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) A354 10-in. approximately 1924 Carry me back to old Virginny Edna Thomas Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bland, James A.," accessed October 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108950.

Bland, James A.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108950.

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